CYTOCRISTIN 1MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR CYTOCRISTIN 1mg injection

Vincristine(1mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cytocristin 1mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cytocristin 1mg injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Cytocristin 1mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR CYTOCRISTIN 1mg injection

Vincristine(1mg)

Cytocristin injection uses

How cytocristin injection works

Cytocristin 1mg injection blocks replication of genetic material (DNA) in the cancer cells. Thus it stops the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.

Common side effects of cytocristin injection

Hair loss, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Constipation.

SUBSTITUTES FOR CYTOCRISTIN injection

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  • BIOCRISTIN 1MG INJECTION
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  • CYTOCRISTIN AQUEOUS 1MG INJECTION
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  • BIOCRISTIN AQ 1MG INJECTION
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  • ONVINC 1MG INJECTION
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    Rs. 48.07/injection
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Expert advice FOR CYTOCRISTIN injection

  • Avoid being near people suffering from infections (such as, cold, flu, contagious illnesses), as you may be more susceptible to infections, while on vincristine therapy, because of possibility of leukopenia.
  • Avoid even accidental contamination of eyes with vincristine as it may cause severe irritation.
  • Vincristine may cause acute kidney disease (nephropathy) related to uric acid level.
  • Care should be taken in elderly patients because they are more susceptible to neurotoxic effects of vincristine.
  • In males, vincristine may cause aspermia (lack of semen causing infertility); in females vincristine may cause amenorrhea (absence of menstruation), which may recover after some duration.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR CYTOCRISTIN 1mg injection

Vincristine

Q. Is vincristine cardiotoxic/ototoxic?
Vincristine when used in combination with other drugs has shown to be cardiotoxic/ototoxic with unknown cause
Q. Is vincristine an alkylating agent/ an anthracycline?
Vincristine is vinca alkaloid and not an alkylating agent/ an anthracycline
Q. Is vincristine a vesicant?
Vincristine is a vesicant (irritant) and can cause damage to the blood vessels if it is not administered properly
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Q. Is vincristine non DNA binding?
Vincristine does not bind to DNA
Q. Is vincristine neuropathy reversible?
Vincristine neuropathy is not reversible
Q. Is vincristine FDA approved?
Vincristine is a FDA approved medication
Q. Is vincristine cytotoxic?
Vincristine is a cytotoxic drug
Q. Does vincristine cause hair loss/infertility/ lower blood counts/ neutropenia/ neuropathy/ fever/ nausea?
These side effects are commonly observed with the use of vincristine drug
Q. How does vincristine affect mitosis?
Vincristine works by interfering with the growth of cancer cells (mitotic inhibition) and slows their spread in the body by causing an arrest of cell division in metaphase
Q. Where does vincristine come from?
Vincristine is a plant alkaloid comes from the source called Vinca rosea Linn.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)